Special Issue "New Advances in Nutrition and Health"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.
Interests: Aristea Gioxari is experienced in conducting randomized controlled clinical trials, human bioavailability studies, as well as studies on experimental models and cell culture lines, investigating the biochemical and biological processes of natural products and bioactive compounds in health and disease.
2 Department of Dietetics and Nutritional Science, School of Health Science and Education, Harokopio University, 70 El. Venizelou Ave., 17671 Athens, Greece
Interests: Maria Dimitriou’s research interests include the investigation of diet and lifestyle and their links to cardiometabolic traits, the genetic susceptibility of complex diseases, as well as gene-diet interactions in disease. She has also contributed to large-scale gene-by-diet interaction projects.
Nutrition is fundamental for health and development. Poor nutritional status has been associated with poor pregnancy outcomes, impaired infant and child growth, a high risk of developing chronic diseases, inflammation, infection, and poor disease prognosis. Nutritional status also has a direct impact on psychosocial well-being and quality of life.
Nutrients can regulate metabolic processes under a nutrient–gene–environment interaction complex, which in turn affects growth, ageing, and susceptibility to non-communicable diseases. Addressing the two-opponent health threats, under- and overnutrition are amongst the greatest challenges worldwide. Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted obesity’s negative impact on disease prognosis and risk of hospitalization.
Evidence-based strategies to address malnutrition are urgent, while “sustainable nutrition”, might counteract the environmental burden of overconsumption in the near future.
In this Special Issue of IJERPH, we would like to increase the knowledge on current topics relevant to the full spectrum of nutrition science. Original research articles, reviews, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses covering all aspects of nutrition in humans are welcome (dietary patterns, nutrition requirements, foods and food components, functional foods, food supplements, gene–diet interaction, sustainable nutrition, obesity, malnutrition, non-communicable diseases, epidemiology, metabolism, endocrinology, inflammation, infection, cell and molecular biology, ageing, enteral/parenteral nutrition, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychosocial well-being, nutrition behavior, new approaches, and technology).
Dr. Aristea Gioxari
Dr. Maria Dimitriou
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- foods and food components
- new approaches